Our pupils often use the internet as part of their learning, and have regular lessons on e-safety to help them know how to keep safe online. We teach the children to use the internet carefully and understand what to do if they feel uncomfortable online.
Remember the SMART RULES:
S - Safe - Keep safe by being careful not to give out personal information when you are online such as your email address, phone number and password.
M - Meeting - Meeting someone you have only been in touch with online can be dangerous. Do so only with your parents' or carers' permission. If you do plan to meet someone, take a parent or carer with you.
A - Accepting - Accepting emails, IM messages, or opening files, pictures or texts from people you don't know or trust can lead to problems - they could contain nasty messages or viruses!
R - Reliable - Someone online might lie about who they are or give you false information. Information on the internet may not be true. Always check information with other websites, books or someone who knows. If you want to chat online, chat with your family and real-world friends.
T - Tell - Tell your parent, carer or trusted adult if someone or something makes you uncomfortable or worried, or if you or someone you know is being bullied online.
Watch our video about the SMART Rules
Take the ChildNet SMART Rules Quiz to check you know how to stay safe online.
Talk to your parents or teachers if something online has upset or worried you. If you need more help, click on the picture to find out from ChildNet what else you can do.